Latest News

Potential drug target for PTSD prevention

A drug that appears to make memories of fearsome events less durable in mice has been discovered by researchers. The finding may accelerate the development of treatments for preventing PTSD. The drug, called osanetant, targets a distinct group of brain cells in a region of the brain that controls the formation and consolidation of fear memories.
View full story

Post your comment.


  • Burnout impacts transplant nurses, study shows

  • Surprise: Narcissists are not always risk-takers

  • Attention's place in the human cognitive architecture

  • Young male chimpanzees play more with objects, but do not become better tool users

  • Sobering picture of urban education in the US

  • Many use prescription painkillers, most see abuse as major health concern

  • Parents Influence Children's Play of Violent Video Games

  • Sex is more likely on days college students use marijuana or binge drink

  • Over half of workers with depression do not recognize need for treatment

  • Manipulating the brain controls maternal behavior in females and reduces aggression in males, mouse study shows